“In Yiddish there’s a word for it: bashert. The meaning is something like…”

“In Yiddish there’s a word for it: bashert. The meaning is something like “intendedâ€: the person who was meant for you. We’re not talking about a soul mate, though modern usage often spins it that way; the original meaning is more complicated. Your basherter won’t always make you happy, and your life together won’t always be easy. But there’s a sense of rightness, of having landed where you’re supposed to be.â€

Julie Orringer

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